Job Openings Country Director

About the job Country Director


Job title

Country Director

Reporting to

Regional Program Manager

Start date


About the company


Work location

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Key responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Operations Management and Program Development

Oversee the management of ongoing initiatives in Cambodia

Coordinate with current company partners (NPEH as well as Hospitals and Clinics in the

Provinces where company works)

Develop and maintain relationships with Cambodia government in support of companys


Support grant prospecting and proposal development for Cambodia, including sourcing

potential collaborations in other complimentary sectors

Establish and strengthen the monitoring and evaluation activities in consultation with

Company staff and work to ensure data driven decision making at project and country level.

Program Implementation

  • Facilitate and monitor all company supported programs/activities in Cambodia against
  • deliverables as per key program drivers
  • Conduct field visits to program sites to understand progress and develop feedback
  • systems with partners to achieve the goals
  • Work closely with partners to identify and prioritize needs and develop plans to ensure the program goals are achieved
  • Identify problems or obstacles that may interfere with program implementation and work with staff and partners to address the issues appropriately.
  • Actively support learning and ensure that promising practices and lessons learned locally are documented and disseminated in the country and with company programs globally
  • Develop quarterly and annual reports on the Cambodia program and submit to the company

Representation and Networking

  • Engage in local and country level relationship building to increase visibility and ensure strategic programmatic and organizational growth.
  • Represent of the company in interactions with various stakeholders across Cambodia
  • Represent company at national and regional meetings
  • Identify opportunities to build up relationships with (international and local) NGOs, universities and other stakeholders where appropriate to strengthen existing company
  • Programs and identify opportunities for future collaboration.

Financial Management and Budget administration

  • Oversee the overall financial management and administration of the company in Cambodia
  • Oversee the development and submission of the annual budget for the Country Program in consultation with the team and partners.
  • Produce timely and accurate forecasts on expenditures and submit the reports to the company along with being accountable for all aspects of financial oversight
  • Budget planning, development of annual plan for the region, and ensure efficient fund utilization to advance companys core program drivers of children, vision centers, technology, training and job creation.
  • Hire auditing firm to prepare audit reports and submit them to the company and other related organizations. (MOH/NPEH/MOFA).
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of all financial information such as budget allocation,
  • Implementation of approved policy and financial procedures, ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of the Cambodian government.

People and Performance

  • Supervise the Cambodia team to ensure company supported program/activities are running smoothly as per the approved plan and budget.
  • Create a supervisory environment focused on the achievement of team and individual results that emphasizes the importance of respect, learning, productivity, growth, accountability and openness
  • Ensure performance goals of direct reports are achieved and training/professional growth
  • opportunities identified and pursued

Strategic Direction

  • Ensure the company Leadership and program team are provided with relevant, timely and accurate information as required to enable effective governance, efficient program management and return on investment
  • Provide strategic direction to the team in Cambodia as well as to the implementing partners as needed in line with company's Strategic Framework and Program Drivers
  • Provide guidance to apply public health approaches while implementing the program at the community level
  • Ensure quality of care is incorporated across all program priorities
  • Focus on using advanced technology to provide quality of care and access to unreached communities


Proven Masters degree in a relevant field (public health, management, international development) as well as a minimum of 10 years of progressive program management work experience

Demonstrated experience managing a team

Excellent analytic, communication, and writing skills, with a keen ability to synthesize and present complex data in a simple, compelling, meaningful way

Demonstrated understanding of MEAL systems and how they inform program decision making

In-depth knowledge of management information systems and data utilization in a program environment working with multiple implementing organizations

Proven ability to effectively manage relationships and liaise with people within and across departments in a multicultural environment

Highly organized, detail-oriented, flexible, good sense of humor

Ability to prioritize and work under pressure in fast-paced, multi-task team environment

Excellent computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel and familiarity with project management software

Excellent Interpersonal skills highly effective interpersonal and communication skills with an open, direct, and diplomatic approach and the ability to create and foster collaborative and productive relationships with internal stakeholders and external organizations.

Ability to travel

Salary range

USD3000 - USD4500gross


NSSF, Pension Fund, Seniority Pay | Personal Accident Insurance

Working days

Mon - Fri

Working hours

8:30am - 5:30pm

Interview process

2 times and written test

Recruiter contact details

Channita CHEV Recruitment Manager

Cellcard +855 11 55 66 95

Smart +855 81 98 67 67 (whatsapp/telegram)